December 18, 2017

Director Steven Spielberg born

On this day in 1946, Steven Spielberg, who will become one of the most successful directors in modern movie history with such blockbusters as Jaws, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Schindler’s List and Saving Private R...

December 12, 2017

Quick facts about HIV

  • HIV is a virus that reduces your body’s ability to fight infections.
     

  • If HIV is left untreated, it can escalate to AIDS. AIDS can be life-threatening.
     

  • Getting tested is the only way to know whether you have HIV.

While there is...

December 7, 2017

Japan Attacked Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor is a U.S. naval base near Honolulu, Hawaii, and was the scene of a devastating surprise attack by Japanese forces on December 7, 1941. Just before 8 a.m. on that Sunday morning, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes descended on th...

December 5, 2017

Today is the birthday of Walter Elias Disney. Born on December 5, 1901 Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a fil...

December 4, 2017

What Is HIV?

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS, if not treated. Unlike some other viruses, the human body can’t get rid of HIV completely, even with treatment. So once you get HIV, y...

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